New York University
Richard Sylla is Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial
Institutions and Markets and professor of economics at NYU, as well as a research
associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a fellow of the Cliometric Society and
of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
His research focus is on the financial history of the U.S. in
comparative contexts. Among his books
are The American Capital Market,
1846-1914; The State, the Financial
System, and Economic Modernization; A
History of Interest Rates; Founding
Choices: American Economic Policy in the
1790s; and Genealogy of American
Finance. Past president of the
Economic History Association and of the Business History Conference (2011 Lifetime
Achievement Award), he has served as editor of the Journal of Economic History and is currently chairman of the
trustees of the Museum of American Finance.
Thur-Fri, November 5-6 Stetson University, DeLand, Florida
Thur-Fri, November 19-20 College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Mon-Tue, February 8-9 Elmira College, Elmira, New York
Thur-Fri, February 11-12 Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Mon-Tue, February 22-23 Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
Thur-Fri, February 25-26 University of California, Davis
Mon-Tue, April 4-5 Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois
Thur-Fri, April 7-8 Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
The U.S. Financial Revolution of the 1790s
Lessons from Financial Crises
Alexander Hamilton: A Reconsideration
Whither the American Business Corporation?
Is Modern Economic Growth a Thing of the Past?